Hike the Avalon Loop Trail

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Natural landscape, waterfall, swinging bridge, railroad, and relics of Maryland's colonial past all in one hike!  

Park in the lot off of River Road to access the Avalon Loop Trail. Trail is open from June-November and is dog friendly. The whole loop is about 20 miles but you can make it an out-and-back if you're looking for a shorter hike.  

Photos: Nicolas Raymond, takomabibelot

Pack List

  • Good shoes
  • Water
  • Snack
  • Layers
  • Sun protection
  • Camera
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Activities:

Hiking, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Running

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Season:

Summer, Autumn

Trail Type:

Loop

Distance:

20.4 Miles

Elev. Gain:

1791 Feet

Features:

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildlife

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